Library of Congress

Authorities & Vocabularies

The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File

From Library of Congress Name Authority File

us: Parker, Toni Trent

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1947-07-10
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2005-09-15
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Winston-Salem (N.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Stamford (Conn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Stamford (Conn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Oberlin College
        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Berkeley
        • Organization: (naf) Phelps-Stokes Fund
    • Gender

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Children's literature
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Authors
            (lcsh) Editors
        • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

        • Sources

          • found: Rand, D. The Black Books Galore! guide to great African American children's books, 1998: CIP t.p. (Toni Parker) pub. info (Toni Trent Parker; lives in Stamford, Conn.) book t.p. (Toni Trent Parker)
          • found: New York times WWW site, Sept. 19, 2005 (Toni Trent Parker; b. 1947, Winston-Salem, N.C.; d. Thursday [Sept. 15, 2005], Stamford, Conn., aged 58; author who helped advance the cause of books featuring African American children)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 28, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Parker, Toni Trent; children's book writer / illustrator, book editor / publisher; born 10 July 1947 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States; studied history at Oberlin College (1970); graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley; worked for the Phelps-Stokes Fund in New York, sponsored by the Phelps-Stokes Fund (1976); as sole owner of the company, began publishing bibliographies of African American children's literature such as, Black Books Galore's Guide to Great African American Children's Literature, Great African American Books About Girls, More Great African American Children's Books, and Great African American Children's Books About Boys (1991-2001); wrote illustrated children's books featuring black children, including last book, titled Sienna's Scrapbook (2005); honors include, citations from Parenting Magazine, acknowledgments from the NAACP, recognition from the board of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; died 15 September 2005 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States)
        • LC Classification

          • PS3616.A748
        • Change Notes

          • 1998-01-08: new
          • 2015-09-15: revised
        • Alternate Formats